Cyclophora porata

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Cyclophora porata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Cyclophora
Species: C. porata
Binomial name
Cyclophora porata
(Linnaeus, 1767)[1]
Synonyms
  • Phalaena porata Linnaeus, 1767
  • Geometra hubneraria Haworth, 1802
  • Phalaena poraria Latreille, 1825

The False Mocha, Cyclophora porata, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species can be found in Europe.

The wingspan is 25–30 millimetres (0.98–1.18 in). The length of the forewings is 12–14 mm (0.47–0.55 in). The moths fly in generations from May to June and from August to September in western Europe.

The caterpillars feed on oak and birch.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home of Ichneumonoidea". Taxapad. Dicky Sick Ki Yu. 1997–2012. Retrieved 2013. 

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